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My daughter looks like she may have mild eczema with dry itchy skin. What lotion & bath wash can I use to help relieve the itching & add moisture?

My daughter looks like she may have mild eczema with dry itchy skin. What lotion & bath wash can I use to help relieve the itching & add moisture?

Aveeno, (oatmeal)cerave: Aveeno oatmeal is good for bath. For lotions cerave, or by prescription epiceram, hylatopic, or eletone. Oral supplementation with flaxseed or krill oil can add essential fattys acids to decrease eczema. Also recent studies show benefit of oral vitamin d. Lastly 50 per cnet of eczema patients can improve with probiotics. ...Read more

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My arms and legs get itchy and when I scratch it leaves round dark scab marks on my legs and arms I use moisture lotions for dry skin every day, but I still don't know what this is

My arms and legs get itchy and when I scratch it leaves round dark scab marks on my legs and arms I use moisture lotions for dry skin every day, but I still don't know what this is

Sounds: Sounds like you might have eczema or possibly prurigo nodularis. I would recommend you try a cerave cream to moisturize and use cerave hydrating cleanser which is very mild and tends to not dry out the skin. Also, try to avoid scratching as best as possible. If not better quickly, consult your local dermatologist who will be able to evaluate you and determine the diagnosis, and who might prescribe some topical steroid creams, anti-itch pills, or other therapy that will improve you more quickly. ...Read more

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I have MRSA is there any type lotion I can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

I have MRSA is there any type lotion I can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

MRSA: Where do you have the skin infection? You could wash your skin with an anti microbial soap such as dial or hibiclens and then put on any moisturizer that you like. Use a new tube or bottle of it so that the moisturizer is uncontaminated. More importantly, MRSA is not a permanent condition (eg. Like herpes) so it can be cured. Some people are carriers of MRSA in the nose which requires treatment. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, can I use my moisturizer (QEI+) with my Airol 0.05% lotion. As in, can I use it as my body lotion not mixing it with Airol?

Hi doctor, can I use my moisturizer (QEI+) with my Airol 0.05% lotion. As in, can I use it as my body lotion not mixing it with Airol?

Not that I see: I didn't find any interaction issues for Airol (tretinoin) and your moisturizer, but you should definitely check with your dermatologist before using it. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Does it matter what lotion or moisturizer should I use for my face (with acne)?

Does it matter what lotion or moisturizer should I use for my face (with acne)?

Non-comedogenic: I am glad to hear that you understand that despite acne or oil-prone skin, it is very important to moisturize daily. The key to a good moisturizer is to ensure it is non-comedogenic or non-pimple forming. Cetaphil, cerave, neutrogena and aveeno (oatmeal) all make great moisturizers that fall into this category. ...Read more

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What should I apply first? My clindamycin phosphate topical lotion or my moisturizer?

What should I apply first? My clindamycin phosphate topical lotion or my moisturizer?

Medicated layer: Medicated creams are usually applied first, followed by moisturizers. ...Read more

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What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

BEST BODY LOTION+++: THE BEST BODY LOTION/MOISTURIZER FOR YOU IS WHAT WORKS BEST FOR YOU!
YOU ARE UNIQUE!
TRY THEM ALL! SEE IF YOU CAN GET SAMPLES FROM THE COSMETIC COMPANIES OR MANUFACTURERS.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more

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I have a rough red rash on the inside of my pinky only. I it's lasted about a month and feels better with lotion and moisturizer.

I have a rough red rash on the inside of my pinky only. I it's lasted about a month and feels better with lotion and moisturizer.

Eczema: It may be dry skin or eczema, inflammation of the lower parts of the skin. Try soaking in warm water, pat it dry, and then apply a thick moisturizer, such as an ointment or cream. If no improvement in the next one to two weeks, see a health professional. ...Read more

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Can I apply body lotion/ moisturizer if I have a boil on a particular body part? The lotion will be applied on the same body part. How to do it safely

Can I apply body lotion/ moisturizer if I have a boil on a particular body part? The lotion will be applied on the same body part. How to do it safely

No you can't.: If you have a boil or furuncle, you first need to have it treated by a doctor. Do not apply any body lotion or moisturizer on it, there is no safe way to do it but a risk to spread an skin infection. Be safe! ...Read more

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What is the best moisturizer to use with image clear cell medicated acne lotion?

What is the best moisturizer to use with image clear cell medicated acne lotion?

Thanks for asking!: Nuetrogena acne mask. Any lotion that clearly states non-acnegenic and non-comodogenic. Don't forget to read the fine print. ...Read more

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I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?

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I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?

Dry skin: If symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, no special moisturizer, any good one can do, the idea is to trap the moisture right after hydrating your skin, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more

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Can I use BP and Calamine lotion on my neck at the same time? I will apply moisturizer. Is it safe to do so? My neck have acnes.

Can I use BP and Calamine lotion on my neck at the same time? I will apply moisturizer. Is it safe to do so? My neck have acnes.

Calamine lotion: Is not a typical treatment for acne. Depending on the severity of your acne, you might want to wash with a BP wash, leaving the lather on for 1 minute before rinsing, and then apply adapalene gel. ...Read more

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As soon as I apply any kind of moisturizer or lotion on my face, I start sweating and the lotion melts away. What do you suggest I do?

As soon as I apply any kind of moisturizer or lotion on my face, I start sweating and the lotion melts away. What do you suggest I do?

Sweating: Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) is a condition that most often affects the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, face, and underarms. Dripping-wet skin can cause embarrassment and interfere with daily activities. Treatment can be with otc meds such as sweat block and certaindri or prescription medication. ...Read more

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My hands are really dry and every time I put lotion on it doesn't moisturizer also every time I put my hand under water it burns really bad.

My hands are really dry and every time I put lotion on it doesn't moisturizer also every time I put my hand under water it burns really bad.

Hand eczema.: You are describing a common phenomenon that occurs more often in winter due to the colder, drier weather and the more frequent hand washing. Lotion is not hydrating enough based on your symptoms of burning. You need a very hydrating ointment such as vaseline petroleum jelly with application of white cotton gloves over it. Apply nightly before bedtime and see a doctor if little of no improvement. ...Read more

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What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand

What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand

Atopic dermatitis: There are a lot of choices. Eucern, Cephadil, Aveno, Lubiderm, basically any cream with glycerin as the active ingredient should be adequate. ...Read more

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Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?

Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?

Maybe neither.: Dry scaly palm may be eczema and would respond better to topical steroids such as fluocinonide. If you are happy using petroleum jelly use the one that seems to work the best for you. ...Read more

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Bar soap or a cleanser to clean my face? And moisturizer or lotion for very dry, acne prone skin? My skin always feels dry and tight!

Bar soap or a cleanser to clean my face? And moisturizer or lotion for very dry, acne prone skin? My skin always feels dry and tight!

Good skin care: Although visiting a dermatologist to determine the cause (hormonal, skin care, topical reaction, etc) may be the best first step. A variety of skin care regimens ranging from gentle cleansers with appropriate moisturizers and exfoliation with the possible prescription of oral or topical retinoids may be a good beginning. However topical antibiotics, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, etc may help. ...Read more

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I use lotion & sometimes face moisturizer. I also use oil free face cleanser. Am I doing something wrong? B/c I have back acne and pimples on my face

I use lotion & sometimes face moisturizer. I also use oil free face cleanser. Am I doing something wrong? B/c I have back acne and pimples on my face

Lotion may clog pore: The lotion may be clogging your pores. Try doing without the lotion and see if it makes a difference, On the other hand, it could be hormonal. May or may not apply to you, but sometimes going on or off birth control or changing pills may affect acne. Try these suggestions for starters.

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Dr. Lebowitz ...Read more

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Which medication is good for allergy? Moisture allergy

Which medication is good for allergy? Moisture allergy

I think you may be: Mistaken about your "moisture allergy".Could you better describe your ailment? ...Read more

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I have a very oily skin. By early afternoon my skin looks like a mirror! Oil control lotions seems fairly ineffective. Is medication my only solution?

I have a very oily skin. By early afternoon my skin looks like a mirror! Oil control lotions seems fairly ineffective. Is medication my only solution?

Oily skin: Sometimes when we have oily skin, our first inclination is to wash it with cleanser more frequently. But that often serves to dry out the skin more frequently, which causes your skin to become more oily. It becomes a hard to break cycle. If you think you're getting acne from the excessive oil, it might be good to at least talk with your doc about options - it doesn't mean you have to use them. ...Read more

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What is the best medication, lotion, or shampoo for skin allergies?

What is the best medication, lotion, or shampoo for skin allergies?

Several: There are several over the counter lines of products that are hypoallergenic. Try vanicream and exederm. ...Read more